“The Family Circle Encyclopedia of Cooking” cookbook. Published by Lexicon Publications, Inc. in 1990, the cookbook is a hard cover measuring 8½ x 11¼ inches with 799 pages; this is big and heavy, it weighs almost 6 pounds. It is in good gently used condition with slight wear, the pages are clean and unmarked.
This massive cookbook contains over 2,000 detailed, clearly-written recipes ranging from simple salads to full-course meals, plus a list of ingredients that can be substituted for each other, with more than 600 recipes illustrated in full color. Each recipe has been triple tested by Family Circle’s distinguished food department, Guidelines for buying and storage of foods, and a handy metric measure conversion chart are provided.